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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
BREAD is the STAFF OF LIFE. \ ? ?4* Very^ Good, but you want Good Bread: don't you? Also as an appetiser, you want .-'?''? delicious Pastry. VVell, Ladies, go to— ? J.'.M'OALJu. Main Street, \ Lithg,ow, And you'll get just what you require in above lines. He has choice Confectionery^ too N
WHAT THE STATISTICS SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
WHAT THE STATISTICS SHOW. Statistics show that there is more deaths from whooping cough than from scarlet fever, but we have yet to hear of a case proving fatal when Chamberlain's Cough Remedy was used. It should be given at the first symptom, repeating the dose fre quently. The quick relief afforded by Cham berlain's Cough Remedy makes it a favor ite with mothers of young children. It liquidifies the tough mucus, making it easier to expectorate, keeps the cough loose, and counteracts any ; tendencys towards pneumonia. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has been used in many epidemics of whoop ing cough with perfect success. Sold every where.
Germany and England. WANTED: A MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
Germany and England. WANTED: A MAN. There is danger ahead. Mr. Asqluith has told us so, Lord Roberts has told us so, Sir Edward Grey ha3 told us so. And we are not 1 ' ready to meet that danger. And we are not * 'making ready to meet that danger. And the great majority of our people are oblivious of that danger refuse to recognise its exiB tence. A few years algo Lord Wolseley said: 'We are never ready for war, and yet we never have a Cabinet that dare tell the peo ple this truth/' That is a grave statement of a grave dan ger. vLet us consider what that statement implies. It implies that we have had many uam nets who were conscious of the unreadiness for war and were afraid to tell the people what they knew. It implies that Cabinet after Cabinet has failed of its duty to the nation through fear. It implies that Cabinet after^ Cabinet, knowing the Empire is unsafe, has proved too cowardly and disloyal to ask for refor mation or to give the alarm. It implies that British Cabinets are ...
COTTON THREAD [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
COTTON THREAD For almost a hundred years no one ever thought of making thread other than linen and silk. Cotton was not as much as thought of. Then, Napoleon who had been rWasrat ing Europe, thought he would strike a blow at the silk industry of Hamburg, so he caused the stocks of silk to be burnt. The thread-makers of Paisley, thus, found their supplies of raw material cut off, and they had to look about to find a substitute. Cot ton was tried, and was found to answer the purpose so well that*, the basis of an entire ly new industry was laid— the manufacture of 'cotton' thread.
Correspondence. "The Rejecteds." (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
[?] ' TIip Rpippfaifc ' : (To the Ed-tor.) Sir,— I think it is about time' the Defence Department took some steps towards the issuing badges of some description to all those young men who have volunteered for the front and have been rejected by the ?. medical officer. I happen to be one of these 'rejecteds,' and very often I am asked,. 'Why don't you go?' When I reply that I volunteered before last Christmas and failed to pass the doctor, in nine cases out of ten. I am laughed at, and told, 'We've only got: ^ your word for that.' It comes very un pleasant at times, and people class us among, the 'shirkers.' I know of. several young men in the same position as myself, and! if the Defence Department Issued badges as suggested, it would save ua a lot of incon venience. — Yours, etc., / 'REJECTED.' [We are glad 'Rejected' has written to. us in this strain. We ourselves know of at least a dozen young men who have done their duty in volunteering and have been rejected. ; To have 'cast in ...
OUR NEW SERIAL. DON CRISP. CHAPTER VII. ELIZA McNASTY PROMISES TO BECOME ELIZA KNAGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
OUR NEW SERIAL. ? 3f )HF==tH( ? |E==gE DON CRISP. An Original Story from Real Life Specially Written for the ' Democrat ' [j By PERCY CLIFTON. || i _„ ? to CHAPTER VII. ELIZA McNASTY PROMISES TO BECOME ELIZA KNAGGS. The. postman always calls at our place about breakfast time. On Monday morning Mary, the maid brought in quite a bundle of letters. While looking through them I noti ced one addressed in Mr. Parson's hand writing. I opened it first. 'Dear Crisp,—' it ran, ''What about tak ing your usual place in the office at once? Things are in a mess. We will say no more about that £10 mystery.— Yours, etc., J. Parsons.' ? , , ? ?Irsat staring at this note for about five minutes. Without doubt he must be in a corner. For a man with Mr. Parsen's nature to make an advance like this spoke volumes. He would almost have to close his eyes to write it, the performance would be so painful. While I felt extremely sorry for him, I could not force myself to go to his as sistance. I would never be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
DISEASE IN AMBUSH. GERMS ROUTED FROM THE LAUNDRY. It is only diseases that are infectious that can lie ? in ambush, ready to launch death amongst the inmates of a home, and when we search the home for the readiest place of ambush we find it in the laundry. This is a statement of fact easily provable : the laundry claims and ( cleanses every week the clothes we wear, our bed, table, kitchen, and bath linen, handker chiefs, towels and curtains. Nothing absorbs and carries the germs or seeds of disease 60 readily as these ; to ambush the ambushing disease germ thereforewe must begin in the laundry. Next as to the method : mere cleansing is not enough, for some disease germs may laugh at boiling water, and may even bread in commoner sorts of soapsuds. The only way to deal with the disease germ is to kill it, because its life is its power to infect, and only when dead is it harmless: so we must not only' begin with the laundry, but must find a laundry soap which is also a strong disinfec...
BREAD PUDDING [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
BREAD PUDDING One pint of milk, three ounces of bread crumbB, one egg, one tablespoonful of sugar, apricots jam. Spread a good layer of jam In the bottom of a pledish, pour the milk, Dearly boiling gonto the crumbs; when cool stir in the well-beaten egg, pour this gen tly on the jam. and grate a nutmeg on the top of all. Bake for half an hour.
WOMAN'S COLUMN. THE BEST FOOD FOR FAT BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
WOMAN'S COLUMN. CONDUCTED BY 'MAVIS.' THE BEST FOOD FOR FAT BUILDING. Not all our food can be fat-producing. We must eat to produce body heat, to keep the blood in tone, .and' to 'supply muscle and working power as well. A mixed' diet of fat meats, cereals, and vegetables is the best to give, these things and gain weight. The lUJiUWJUS 1UUUS tilt! ilJUUll£ tiiC IJCtiL 1J1 LUCU respective classes to include in a fat-makii.g diet:— ' ' Soups: Puree of barley, rice peas, beans; -jream of celery, asparagus, or tomatoes; mutton or chicken broth. Fish (to be fresh, boiled or broiled) : Sole, salmon, Spanish mackerel, sardines, salt mackerels, oysters. Meats: Ham, fat bacon, roast beef or mutton, lamb chops, sweetbreads, dark meat of chicken and turkey, pigeons, all game, farmer sausage,, chopped meat. Eggs: Every way except fried. Farinaceous: Oatmeal, hominy, rice, ?wholewheat bread, milk toast, muffins, or dinary biscuits and egg, and oatmeal bis cuits. Vegetables: Potatoes, creamed, ba...
SALT SALMON. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
SALT SALMON. Salted salmon can be given either as an appetiser or an ordinary dish. To prepare It, take one half (the side) of imported salmon. Soak and skin this, then place in jar or vegetable dish — any kind of stone vessel will do — and cover with sliced lemon, and sprinkle with cloves, allspice, whole pepper, sugar, and cover with vinegar. Al low it to stand, covered and airtight, for a few days before eating. Herrings can be prepared in the same way,
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
General News. A movement is on foot, to form a Cham-. ' ber of Commerce at Wellington. * * . * * Tlie area under grain and hay in Victoria this season shows an increase of 36 per cent. A Grenfell lady recently swallowed a plate .with four teeth attached, and had to be taken to Sydney for special treatment. vjt 1:1 y,( - w * The Federal Attorney-General will shortly consider questions relating to the develop ment of the copper refining industry of Australia. * * * # . The .Minister for Agriculture states that fanners do not require any further assis tance from ,the Government, in the way of fodder supplies. * ' - t ? - , ,-i *? Disabled .members of tbe Federal Public Servjceare to be given either the., petitions they formerly held, or equivalent employ ment on their return from the front. ? * . ? ? » .Ernest Loder, a well-known SingletoTi re sident, has received, word from the Defence ? 'Department that his son, Harold Norman Loder, is a prison of war in Courtrai, Bel gium. The young...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
I /tyi* /for I Every Patient Is a Pleaded Patient. ? Time and again our Patients remark how pieased they are with our work. ? PAINLESS EXTRAO TOWS ARE OUR SPECIALITY. B and our method of Extraction is Positively Painless. R We use an anaesthetic which has been proved safe. It does not injure the gums, B affect theheart, or leave any of the depressing after-effects so frequently felt m after an extraction. We will extract ANY tooth, and guarantee not to cause a I twinge of pain. DON'T SUFFER ! N Come here to-day and let us prove we can extract Teeth without pain. I PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS, 2s. 6d 1 KJimCfcCt Jt, CftA'ViPO^^ THE PAINLESS DENTISTS. MAIN STREET M Prlt05»5» Oft «« ? C^w EAST (opposite Supply).
AN APPEAL TO OUR HOUSE. WIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
AN APPEAL TO OUR HOUSri. WIVES. It is hoped that every housflwife in this town and district, and nimilarly in ?11 other towns and districts, will make a point to-day oi' buying a bottle of 'Pick-mo-up' Suncc, jumI so give ample proof for publication that Australian women folk are now playing their part in supporting our own resources. As the foregoing implies, 'Pick-me-up' Sauce IB made in Australin. It is, therefore, free of duty and so costs loss than some sauces. Tho manufacturers gained gold modal at R.A. Show, Sydney, and 30 first, Bpecial, and other prizes. Every store keeper will bo oskpd i'or results of to day's appeal.
The Cavorting Cow and Straying Steeds. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
The Cavorting Cow and Straying Steeds. Sub-inspector Henry Dyball provided the menu, or at least the raw material for it. at Lithgow Police Court on Tuesday. We call him sub-inspector in view of the fact that he is under Sanitary Inspector David Owen, of the Municipality of Lithgow. Mr. Jen nings, P.M., did the carving. The first to plead guilty and to get it over quickly was John Bruce, whose cow wan su/ficiently indiscreet as to meander on the municipal thoroughfare within the scope of the inspector's eagle eye. 'He was fined f-/- and 3/- costs. David Macarthur had a charge of three straying horses against him. 'How do you plead?' askeel -'^ r-ierk of the court. 'Well. I don't know what to rio.' came the reply in strong Scotch accent. 'I put them in a paddock on agistn^nt.. and am paying for them.' The P.M.: How do you plea'' Defendant: Oh, guilty; I suppose they were straying, but I'm paying agistment. The P.M.: If you are paying agistment, then you will have to look to t^ man yo...
Mr. Milne's Successor. NEW SUPERINTENDENT AT ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
Mr. Milne's Successor. NEW SUPERINTENDENT AT ORANGE. Mr. A. Crow, Assistant Superintendent at the Sydney Railway station, is to succeed Mr. E. T. Milne as superintendent at Orange. Mr. Crow has had a long and varied ex perience in the N.S.W. railway service. He commenced as a telegraphist, and has pas sed through all the various branches, i.e.. goods, coaching, and station master, during the past 20 years, and has been prominent in traffic working at the Sydney railway station. The Orange district is to be con gratulated upon getting the services of Mr. Crow's experience and ability. Speculation as the probable successor of Sir George Reid, as High Commissioner, has been revived recently, and in both Federal and State political circles. Mr. Fisher's ap pointment, is ^regarded as certain, notwith standing recent statements from Sydney that the selection of Mr. Hughes was likely. It is generally admitted by members of the Caucus that the position is Mr. Fisher's, it' he cares to have ...
THE FELLOWSHIP OF SORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
THE FELLOWSHIP OF SORROW. In the darkness of your trouble, In the depth of your despair, Keep before you ever, always, Just the thought that He Is there. Just the thought — He understands, Just the thought that He is caring, Just the thought that He has suffered, And He knows what you are bearing.' And your burdens will be lighter, And your path less stony be; For the fellowship of sorrow Binds through all eternity.
FISH FRIED IN OIL. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
FISH FRIED IN OIL. First clean fish thoroughly, scale scrape, and fillet. Diflerent fish have to be filleted in different ways. For instance, the ganlish is filleted by removing the backbone. Big ger fish are cut into pieces of suitable size for frying. Wash fish and dry thoroughly, then dip first in flour, and secondly in:- well beaten egg; then fry In oh (boiling). When fish is nice and brown on both sides, lift on to paper to drain. To be eaten when cold. - ?
TO RENDER MEAT TENDER. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
TO RENDER MEAT TENDER. To make tough meat lender, cover it with boiling water, and put it where it will bw.rely simrnor for several hours. It should oook at least thirty minutes to the pound, and a Rood deal longer is the bet ter. A tablespoonful of vinegar added when the meat is first put on, helps to cut the fibres. Don't let it boil briskly, for that only toughens the meat.